NEWS 2019

 2019 ended very well wih Top Dog groenendael in the UK being awarded  to CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse ,well done to Marco and many thanks Shane and Lynda for showing him

Fantastic news from Germany where Xanova Ebony from Ivory (SUP.CH.Beljekali Hendrix x FR.CH.Iana van de Hoge Laer ) was CAC,Best of Breed and shortlisted in the group !

This is only his 3rd show and he has won the CAC at all of them

Thanks to Patrick for standing in at the last minute to handle him ,Gea and Herman  and judge Marion ten Cate for loving him !

at the BSDA Open show 2019 expertly handled by Evette our Mirribandi Roulette wins Open ,best female,BOB and RES.Best in Show

thanks to Elainne Wilson for the lovely photo of them

Xanova Storm Sky Raven at Swallehall won Limit male also

Thanks to judge Maureen Lock


Birmingham Championship Show with judge Lyn Salt sees CH.Xanova Secret Tulip win Open Female and her 4th CC ,well done Pam

Xanova Lady Stark at Terrgroen was 2nd in Junior

What a fantastic day at Bournemouth Championship Show with judge Liz Woodward (Tervanty)

sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse wins Open Dog and his 17th CC

CH.Xanova Secret Tulip wins Open Female

CH.Xanova Mist Maiden wins Veteran Female,the CC and BOB


Following on Bournemouth we took our annual leave to the NE in France where Rumer won Best Veteran in Show from 71 veterans present ,huge thanks to judges Michelle Bidault and Emanuele Boreiro





At East of England Championship Show winning his 15th CC with BOB was

sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse


At Windsor Championship Show he again wins the CC (16th) & BOS

CH.Xanova Mist Maiden wins veteran female and the RES.CC

CH.Xanova Secret Tulip wins Open Female


Paignton Championship Show sees

sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse win the RES.CC

CH.Xanova Secret Tulip wins the RES.CC



At only his 2nd show at the BHCN speciality in Holland with judge Tom Roozen ,Kouros won Intermediate male and the CAC at 20 months old ,so pleased with this young boy who is certainly showing great promise with a strong character !

Xanova Ebony from Ivory (Sup.CH.Beljekali Hendrix x FR.CH.Iana van de Hoge Laer) who lives in Holland with Gea and Herman



 in the Our Dogs paper , so far this year

CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse(Victory de CondivicnumxCH.Ebontide Nocturne)

is Top Dog Groenendael

we did have Top Puppy with

Xanova Lady Stark at Terrgron(Apollo de BB x Black Ruby Rose van de Lamar)



Xanova Ebony from Ivory

At Mauberge in France at a CFCBB speciality show and his first ever show Kouros aka Xanova Ebony from Ivory (SUP.CH.Beljekali Hendrix x FR.CH.Iana van de Hoge Laer) was 1st Intermediate male then won the CAC and finally Group 1,what a fabulous start to his career ,many thanks to breed judge Michel Griol ,Blaise and Evette for their handling and of course the group judge

Also on 18th April the lovely CH.Toscane de Bruine Buck gave birth to 7 lovely puppies from him ,look forward to seeing how they grow

CH.Xanova Mist Maiden

At the BSDA of GB Open Show Xanova Black Pearl at Daelois was 2nd in Limit female

Then CH.Xanova Mist Maiden was 1st in Veteran ,then BOB Veteran and finally

Best Veteran in Show, Many thanks to the judges Pam Jameson and Hazel Poulton

CC & BOB sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse and Best Puppy in Breed Xanova Lady Stark at Terrgroen

Crufts 2019 was certainly unforgetable ,it started with me breaking down 6 miles from the NEC and finally towed home to arrive 7.30pm that night !

But what a fabulous result , I am so grateful to all those who helped with the Xanovas I was supposed to be handling !

top of the wins has to be Marco aka sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse who won Open male ,the CC and Best of Breed ,well done Shane and Linda

Then Xanova Lady Stark at Terrgroen was 1st in puppy female then Best Puppy in Breed from 10 puppies entered ,thank you Martin who stepped in to handle her

Also Xanova Dream of Spring was 3rd in puppy male

Xanova Black Pearl at Daelois 4th in Limit bitch

Tyrion des L'Ambassadeur at Invanse was 1st in Limit male (co owned with Invanse)

Xanova Storm Sky Raven at Swallehall was 3rd in Limit male





We took a trip to the Paris Dog Show where we had a great time with good friends and also quite good results , our young male Xanova Storm Sky Raven at Swalehall owned by Simon and John was 2nd in Open class with a great critique

then our Mirribandi Roulette won Open female and the CAC and CACIB ,this was her 2nd CAC ,just need one more for French Champion !!!

judge this day was Michel Griol


We came home to Manchester Championship Show with judge Dr.Margy Pratten judging and had some great results !

Xanova Storm Sky Raven at Swalehall - 1st in Limit male ,CC & BOS (his 2nd)

sr.CH.Xanova Gunthar at Invanse 1st in Open male

Xanova Lady Stark at Terrgroen -1st puppy bitch and Best Puppy in Breed

Xanova Black Pearl at Daelois - 1st in Post Graduate

Mirribandi Roulette - 2nd in Limit female

not forgetting Sansa ,our lovely grey girl who was 1st in Post Graduatetervueren

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10.06 | 18:21

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10.06 | 13:08

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